Political and Legislative

Arizona Supreme Court Rules That 1864 Abortion Ban Can Be Enforced

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a 160-year-old abortion ban may be enforced, clearing the way for a near-total ban on abortions in the state.

The 1864 ban has exceptions to save the life of the mother but none in cases of rape or incest.

“The abortion issue implicates morality and public policy concerns, and invariably inspires spirited debate and engenders passionate disagreements among citizens,” the Arizona ruling states in the conclusion.

Read the source article at CBS News

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